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How to compare two files using a Cobol program

 
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 16, 2009 11:22 pm    Post subject: How to compare two files using a Cobol program
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How to compare two files using a COBOL program, and i need a output of unmatched records in the output file.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:11 am    Post subject:
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Don"t reinvent the wheel.

Use DFSORT, SYNCORT, EComp .....
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 1:37 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

At the top of the COBOL part of the forum is sample working code for a 2-file match/merge process.

Please download that code and change according to your requirement.

If the ONLY requirement is the match, you might consider some utility. If there is other processing/logic, your own code may be the better choice.
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Thanks Dick
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 18, 2009 12:23 am    Post subject: Reply to: How to compare two files using a Cobol program
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